Kidnapped Lagos Schoolchildren Found in Benin

The Lagos State Police Command said it has found two children aged six and three respectively, of Mr and Mrs Aneru Mutana resident in Gbagada Phase 2, Lagos.

A police statement signed by the Public Relations Officer in Lagos State, Chike Oti, said the children were found in the early hours of Sunday morning, December 2, at a location close to Nigeria Seme border, in Benin Republic.

He said the kids were kidnapped by their house help simply identified as Busayo on November 26, 2018.

The house help according to the police is a member of a kidnap syndicate who specialises in kidnapping children of parents that have warmed their heart into after working as house help, Channels writes.

“Investigation so far revealed that Busayo is a member of a kidnap syndicate who gives her out as house help to unsuspecting parents.

“When she finally lands the job, she warms her way into the children’s heart and wins the trust of her employers. Once she gets to this stage, she bares her fangs,” he said.

The police spokesman said the house help carried out the act on November 26 after she was instructed by Mrs Mutana, to go and pick the children from school and take them home as she (Mrs Mutana) could not do so due to the nature of her job.

“Unfortunately for Madam, the house help had carefully planned how to kidnap her children, a 6-year-old boy and a 3-year-old girl and executed her wicked plan effortlessly because she is known to the school authorities and familiar with the children.”

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